College Hosts 9th Annual Paul K. Woolf, M.D., Pediatric Trainee Research Day
The Department of Pediatrics hosted the 9th Annual Paul K. Woolf, M.D., Pediatrics Research Day on May 15.
The Research Day highlighted new and innovative biomedical research in pediatrics and fostered academic discussions. Abstracts were judged in clinical, quality, translational and basic research categories. The event honors the memory of the late Paul K. Woolf, M.D., senior associate dean for Westchester Medical Center and associate professor of pediatrics, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 59.
Photo from left: Leonard J. Newman, M.D. ’70, professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics; Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital; Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation, and professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy, who chaired the session; Dina Edani, a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (Translational Research Honorable Mention); Daniel Krich, D.O., third-year fellow in pediatric pulmonology (Honorable Mention Clinical Research); Bronwyn Long, School of Medicine Class of 2020, (Best Clinical Research Abstract); Frances Sparks-Fonacier, D.O., chief pediatric resident, PGY-4, (Best Quality Research Abstract); Deepti Purohit, M.B.B.S., fifth-year fellow in newborn medicine (Best Translational Research Abstract); Shaili Amatya, M.D., third-year fellow in newborn medicine (Honorable Mention Clinical Research); Yuanyi L. Murray, M.D., third-year fellow in neonatology (Best Clinical Research Abstract).